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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Sir Orfeo

Author: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1995, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of three medieval English poems, translated by Tolkien for the modern-day reader and containing romance, tragedy, love, sex and honour.
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Genre/Form: Translations
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J R R Tolkien; Christopher Tolkien
ISBN: 0261102591 9780261102590
OCLC Number: 34035303
Language Note: Translated from the Middle English.
Notes: Originally published 1975 by Allen and Unwin.
Description: vii, 158 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Pearl (Middle English poem)
Sir Orfeo (Middle English poem)
Responsibility: translated by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Christopher Tolkien.

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`The introduction to Gawain is a little masterpiece.'Times Higher Educational Supplement `This magnificent Arthurian tale of love, sex, honour, social tact, personal integrity and folk-magic Read more...

 
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